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CNN
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, there's a reason the romney camp has been trying to say this election is about the economy. we heard this during 2010. this is a libertarian argument about it's the economy. about reducing the deficit and debt. virtually every poll. who's better equipped to deal with the deficit and debt. the more they play to the religious right on social issues, the more they risk alienating these centrist voters. >> did you disagree? >> absolutely. the latest polls show that people trust obama more now with the economy. this economy issue solely is a losing issue for romney as the economy improves, but also it fails to reck thiz people care about other things other than just the economy. >> pastor jeffers, if i may, i was making the distinction about not just the economy, but deficit and debt. so, i appreciate your desire to have your nominee really focus on playing to the base in the religious right. that is your prerogative, but you can't rewrite polls to say that's a winning strategy when it comes to reaching out. >> what i'm saying to you is that i think the hunt for these elusive independent
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
solely is a losing issue for romney as the economy improves, but also it fails to reck thiz people care about other things other than just the economy. >> pastor jeffers, if i may, i was making the distinction about not just the economy, but deficit and debt. so, i appreciate your desire to have your nominee really focus on playing to the base in the religious right. that is your prerogative, but you can't rewrite polls to say that's a winning strategy when it comes to reaching out. >> what i'm saying to you is that i think the hunt for these elusive independent or undecided voters out there is going to be a losing strategy. it was in 2008 for john mccain. i think it will be this time. i'm not saying he has to make these social issues the heart of every stump speech he gives. i just say when it comes to debates over the next few weeks, he can't go wobbly or hesitate about these important issues to us. >> thank you very much, gentlemen. of course, the the big question is why is mitt romney not doing better on evaluations of the economy? something i'm sure his campaign is asking themselve
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 9:00am PDT
%, lower than the national average, it also undercuts mitt romney's message this economy isn't in turn around and time to get someone else. >> makes john kasic a hobbled sur row gate for mitt romney, you can't say the economy is great when you're trying to prove the economy is bad. thing about ohio it's an important state, and remember when 2004 the whole election came down to john kerry losing narrowly to george w. bush in that state, the president has a couple huge advantages we're seeing in the ten-point game, one is the auto bailout. there is no state besides michigan be impacted more positively by the auto bailout than ohio. 82 out of 88 counties have an auto parts supplier in them that's felt a direct effect of the bailout. part of why the economy is doing better there. it's enough to move the needle. also the case that anti-union backlash in the industrial midwest and wisconsin has motivated organized labor in ohio in a way, the case always for democrats ohio is the place where organized labor has the most impact. this year motivating them more so. all that adds up to it's been
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 11:00am EDT
going good to be the tough dynamic for mitt romney. he's going to talk about the economy. romney had said the unemployment rate would go to 6% nationwide. he has to make the case, don't just be satisfied with a mediocre economy, it can and should get better. both of these guys are not going to be taking ohio for granted. arthel: is ohio like a life boat for governor romney that will bring him to a sink or swim come know it will be a tough situation for him to bash the president's economic policies when you have a 7.2% unemployment rate there. the president is going to say, hey, you can go ahead and attack me on my trade policies with china, but it doesn't matter because remember, i am the person who brought about more cases against china in my first term as opposed to president george w. bush did in his two terms in office. >> yeah, i think that romney is going to throw deep a little bit because he is behind and take some chances. there is a china currency bill. china bashing on the campaign trail always works. there is a china currency bill that came out of the senate, bipartisan su
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
that's supposed to be republican mitt romney's strength, the economy, he's trailing the president with a "new york times" news poll showing on the question of who can better handle it, ohio voters give the president an edge of 51% to 45%. >> i woke up every day doing everything i can to give american workers a fair shot in the global economy. >> there's danger signs. they declared ceos see slower economic growth the rest of the year with lower expectations for sales, capital expenditures, and hiring. the chairman of the round table, boeing chairman, said in a statement, quote, "the down shift in quarterly sentiment reflects continuing concern about the strength of the recovery including uncertainty over the approaching fiscal cliff." the sour report is more significant because he chairs the president's export council. >> i know that all of us, business or government, share the goal of strengthening our economy and creating more jobs. >> another vulnerability for the president could be the deficit promising to cut it in half by the end of the first term, but it's topped $1 trillion for
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the battleground state of ohio, mitt romney suggests he is the one with a plan to turn the economy around. but new optimism could help energize president obama. hallie jackson has this "201 commitment 2012" report. >> a new poll shows president obama with the double-digit lead over mitt romney in ohio. mitt romney's bus tour makes its final stop today in a key state . >> ohioans, you have a huge say so in this. >> fewer americans are working today -- >> there flooding the state with ads that showed that romney is better for the economy. >> it is a repeat of what he said four years ago. >> it may be a tough sell in a state where unemployment is lower than the national average, and where many like the president's bailout of the auto industry. consumer confidence is at its highest level in six months. >> they act like somehow in september 2008, all of a sudden recession fell from the sky. whoa, how did this happen? >> after a day spent talking foreign policy in new york, the president will shift gears in ohio. the campaign is not ignoring other battleground states. >> instead of attac
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, mitt romney has hit the same theme. i care about you. >> these are tough times, even for families with jobs. i know what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: as new polls show ohio slipping away. romney down by ten points in a new poll out this morning, and nearly that in another recent poll. after that video of romney talking badly about the 47% who pay no income tax. today, from romney, more compassion in a new minute-long tv ad. >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: romney's problem is historic, nobody has won the white house without winning ohio, romney sounded optimistic today in an interview with nbc news. >> can you win ohio? >> i'm going to win ohio, in part because i have for support of people in ohio. >> reporter: but the problem, obama is here, too, today, his 29th visit since taking office, and not letting anybody forget that other number, 47%. >> i don't believe we get very far with leaders who write off half
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
voters head to the polls. >> mitt romney suggested he is one with the plan to turn around the economy. >> hallie jackson joins us live with the report. good morning. >> good morning. mitt romney may have a little something to worry about. some new polls show president obama has a double-digit lead over romney in ohio. both candidates are visiting ohio today. the one to use ads and campaign stops to show romney is the better choice for the economy. unemployment is lower than the national average. many workers like the president's bailout of the auto industry. democrats keep up their attacks on the campaign trail. >> what is the focus expected to be today? >> economy. president obama focusing on younger voters. he is speaking in front of crowds at some universities today. mitt romney will emphasize middle class workers. he has a plan to create jobs. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> 5:27. 62 degrees at the airport. let's stay on that shot. a state delegate can no longer practiced law in maryland. >> a man dies in police custody and his family wants answers. >> state schools need more edu
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. six points on the economy? oh, my ohio. mitt romney knows that's trouble. and in a brand new ad one reason is clear, as romney plays face the camera doing his best damage control over that 47% video. >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> and, cut. very good. that was marginally convincing. maybe a little more -- tell you what here's an example of a politician speaking this afternoon in bowling green with genuine authenticity and commitment. >> my opponent may think it's fair that someone who makes $20 million a year like he does pays a lower rate than a teacher, i disagree. i don't think that's fair. i don't think it helps grow our economy. i refuse to ask middle class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or looking after their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. we're not going to do that. >> dear me. did we mention ohio voting starts in six days? i'm delighted to be joined now by former ohio governor ted strickland with us from columbus. good aft
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the economy will be stronger with mitt romney in office, so he hasn't convinced people that he has something better to offer. cheryl: let's talk about a couple of things. real clear politics, also, is basically is saying that the president has a 3.7% lead over mitt romney. at the same time, the romney campaign, scott, is coming out and saying that these polls are flat out wrong, that they're skewed because the data that's being looked at is the 2008 breakdown of likely voters, not 2012. how do you respond to that yourself in your polls, sir? >> well, first off, just like the green bay packers and seattle seahawks look at that last play differently, campaigns complain about every poll that doesn't go their way. that's just part of the process. and what we know, also, is that late september polls are volatile. the numbers between late september and the actual campaign results have shifted by about three points in each of the last couple of elections, and they tend to go against the incumbent administration. yes, there are questions about turnout. we expect to see a higher turnout amo
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. on an issue that is supposed to be romney's strength the economy, he is trailing the president. with the "new york times" cbs news poll on the question who can better handle it, ohio voters give president edge of 51 to 45%. >> i have woken up every single day doing everything i can to give american workers a fair shot in the global economy. >> there are danger signs. ceos now see slower economic growth for the rest of this year and have lower expectations for sales, capital expenditures and hiring. the chairman of the round table said in a statement that "down shift in quarterly sentiment reflects continuing concern about the strength of the recovery, including uncertainty over the approaching fiscal cliff." the report from mcanernj more significant since he chairs the president export council. >> i know all of us in business or government share the goal strengthening our economy and creating more jobs. >> another vulnerability for the president may be the deficit. he promised to cut it in half by the end of his term but it's now topped $1 trillion for four straight years. the "new y
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, ohio, pennsylvania and florida. another state to keep a close eye on is virginia and mitt romney will be here once again in springfield. both were in ohio. mitt romney going down the campaign trail continuing to make the economy topic number one. >> there are so many in our economy that are hurting. >> as i travel around ohio i do not see a lot of victims. i see hardworking ohioans. >> the president leads the 53% to 43% in ohio. in pennsylvania, the latest poll shows obama leading 54% to 42%. and in florida president obama leads a 53% to 44%. here in virginia one woman is reluctant to commit to romney. she says she may vote republican in the senate race but she was turned off by the mitt romney 47% remarke. >> what he said about 47% depending on the government, that is not true at all. >> this alexandria of voter. >> we have been losing jobs, but i think the mitt romney plan is superior to the president's plan. >> obama in the lead. there is a margin of error. romney campaign officials say they find fault with the quinnipiac poll methodology and believe the race is tighter. they think
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm EDT
strong? >> the real problem for mitt romney is in the meat of the polls. he has advantage on economy, taxes, democrats rarely have advantage on, among women. couple things jumped out at me. this is from "the washington post" poll yesterday, mitt romney is at 50% unfave, 40% faif. barack obama 39% unfavorable, mitt romney's having trouble getting people to like him. that's a very big problem. the other thing that jumped out at me is this question of the bailout by two to one margin -- >> the auto bailout. >> the auto bailout, voters there in ohio like the bailout and said it's been good for the economy. you see this in poll after ohio poll. >> wow, those are some pretty strong numbers. you've been talking to ohio republicans. what are they saying? what are their concerns? are they afraid of losing the state? >> absolutely. do they think mitt romney's losing by ten points in ohio? no. they think the race is closer, but they do acknowledge he is losing. the problem mirrors what you hear nationally from republicans, mitt romney hasn't developed a sus tingt response to this question about
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
tide to show romney is the better choice for the economy. >> he had no better idea. it was a repeat of what he said four years ago. >> it may be a tough sell where many workers like the president's bailout of the auto industry. democrats keep up their attack. >> they act like the recession fell from the sky. whoa. "how did this happen?" >> the president was shift gears -- the president will shift gears. we have been talking about other signs the economy is going in the right direction. housing prices are up in some of the biggest cities. >> president obama is pulling light in ohio. what about other states -- president obama is pulling ahead in ohio. >> we're talking about florida. president obama is ahead of mitt romney 53-54. obama up by 12 in pennsylvania. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> with just a handful of games left in the regular season, this is not a time for the orioles' bats to turn called but that is what happened as the orioles lost to the blue jays. the orioles were shut out. the orioles lose 4-0. keith mills will have more in sports. >> 6:09. halloween is proving a hit
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
question you just mentioned to gloria, who would best handle the economy. if governor romney can't change that, especially in that big first debate, he's in trouble. >> it's interesting, gloria, there's a lot of talk of obama's approval ratings, how 9 of 13 national polls conducted this month have shown him cracking 50% approval. how important of an indicator is that? >> it's a huge deal for him, because history shows us, modern history shows us that when you're running for re-election, unless you're at that 50% mark, you're not going to win. george w. bush, back in 2004, was at kind of 48% in october, but then by the time the election came around, he was, you know, at 52%, 53%. so he kind of passed that threshold. so it's very important because again, if people approve of you, they're going to give you the benefit of the doubt, even if they believe that things are not headed in the right direction yet. it means that they have a certain sense of optimism about what you can do for them in the future, and that's so important for president obama right now, because mitt romney is making the c
PBS
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
global economy. suzanne pratt, nbr, new york. >> tom: still ahead, as the debate over mitt romney's taxes shows, not all income is taxed the same. why how much you pay in taxes depends on how you make your money. four years ago this month, the economy was in a freefall. lehman brothers had collapsed and credit markets seized up. a.i.g. was rescued by the federal reserve. the tarp program spent billions bailing out banks, and the federal deposit insurance corporation helped save citigroup. sheila bair was among those making the decisions. she was the chairman of the fdic and has written about the financial crisis in a new book, "bull by the horns. " she join us tonight from the nasdaq. sheila, congratulations on the book. quite a read to relive those days and months four years ago. after all the billions of dollars spent and the millions of homes foreclosed on, you wrote, i wonder if we overreacted. you say the generosity of the response troubles you, why? >> the generosity of the banks. we clearly needed to do something. weeshtd have done more to get the homeowners restructured and
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
mccain had to say about the economy, but in the context of that romney ad, it only presented the words as if they were coming right out of the president's mouth and that wasn't the case. i've tried to go back to the romney campaign and say was this the ad that you corrected or removed. they just haven't gotten back to me on that. but anderson, i mean, the reason why this is so important and crucial to the romney campaign, this line of attack on welfare and on welfare reform, what they accuse the president of doing with welfare reform, it fits into a narrative that they've been trying to say about the president for weeks now and that is that the president encourages government dependency, that he would rather see people who are dependent on government than go back into the work force and you heard mitt romney talk about that in the interview today, that he wants to get more people back to work instead of being dependent on government, and so that is why you did not see him back away from that claim today. >> lori, do you recall the romney campaign removing or correcting any ads or
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 1:00am PDT
romney is making the case that the president cannot fix the economy, that he's the only one who can do that and the public at least for now seems to be saying you know what, that may not be true. we're going to give him another shot at it. >> john, did all this stuff happen really in the wake of the convention? it seems like, maybe i'm wrong, but the convention kind of changed the narrative or the mood or something. did it? >> there's no question that the democrats, meaning the president, got much more out of his convention than governor romney and the republicans got out of theirs. part of that is by the nature of going last. it always helps to be the second convention. part of that is even republicans will concede privately the democrats had a more organized, more consistent message. they had better speakers. michelle obama, bill clinton, president obama did a better job making their case, selling their case to the american people. one other thing, though. that 47% remark governor romney made at that fund-raiser back in may that was released just last week, that's breaking through. i
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm EDT
streaming on foxnews.com. it's part of mr. romney's renewed effort to put the economy on the mind of voters in this the final week before the first big presidential debate. >> in four years we lost 582,000 manufacturing jobs. 582,000. this -- we can't afford four more years like the last four years. we have got to get this economy going again. megyn: carl cameron joins us live from toledo where governor romney will hold his final event of the day. >> reporter: mitt romney said it and there is a big billboard they will be trotting out. we can't afford four more years and that's the even caps laiftion what romney wants to talk about in the final six weeks of this campaign. there is a reemphasis on jobs and the economy. the core of his campaign, the reason he ran to fix the failed obama economy. he's talking about shared sacrifice, not everybody is going to get a tax cut. it's time for serious leadership to deal with the nation's budget crisis. >> don't be expecting a huge cut in taxes because i'm also going to lower deductions and exemptions. but by bringing rates down we'll be able to
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT
what it takes to get this economy going. >> shepard: president obama and governor romney each back in the buckeye state with just days to go until the first votes are cast. and ♪ ♪ moon river ♪ wider than a mile. >> shepard: tonight, saying good by to the legendary crooner andy williams. first from fox this wednesday night the president of iran is back in the country he says the united states is in cahoots with the devil and israelis are uncivillized. now the world is reacting to mahmoud ahmadinejad's latest anti-west rhetoric today at the united nations. the president of ahmadinejad took the podium at the u.n. general assembly and while his speech was not as fiery as some of those in the past, he still did say his vision of the world's future does not include the united states or israel. listen. >> the koran -- situation of the world better incident of history humanely iran's management of the world and the self-proclaim sensors of power who have entrusted themselves to the devil. >> shepard: just yesterday the iranian president called israel a fake regime that needs to be e
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
voters in the poll. 45% say mitt romney. so the president has the edge on the economy. even though this was supposed to be mitt romney's strength. if you would have asked us a year ago, even six months ago the race in ohio is going to come down to the economy. most people would have bet that would be bad for the president. right now it's looking not so bad after all, shep. >> shepard: debates sometimes change people's minds. the first presidential debate a week from today. what do we know about how the president is preparing? >> well, we are learning some new information. the president on sunday is going to go to nevada for a couple of nights. and is he going to do some debate prep. john kerry we already knew would be the person who is going to stand in as mitt romney in the mock sessions we are told. they have already had a few of those sessions in washington. now they will be taking it no nevada because it's close to colorado. battleground state. they are trying to lower expectations in the white house by saying look the president hasn't debated since john mccain four years ago w
FOX Business
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
is that mitt romney has not taken his message deeply enough. the issue is the economy. a% unemployment. they stayed over 9%, all through 2010 and 2011. that's a long time for the american economy to have unemployment at that level. i think, and we all know that, we all know that, and i think with the american voters are asking for is someone to explain to them why have barack obama's policies contributed to that. i don't think it is sufficient for mitt romney to assert that he has handled it well. cheryl: romney came out with a housing plan, that includes a cover sheet. honestly, people are looking for more details from him. >> as an example, the recession ended in june of 2009. that is when unemployment was heading towards my .5%. it was time for the presidency to do something to address this skyrocketing unemployment. what did barack obama do? introduced the affordable care act. obamacare. and he spent 18 months legislating on a piece of legislation that whatever you may think about has nothing to do with employment in the united states. that is what he chose to do. it
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
bowling green state university, and governor romney is going to hold a manufacturing round table. the governor earlier today focused on the economy. >> do we really want four more years with 23 million americans struggling to find a good job? >> no! >> i mean, do we want four more years where half the kids coming out of college can't find work or college-level work? >> no! >> do we want four more years where every single year the take home pay goes down? >> no! >> do we want four more years of trillion dollar deficits? >> no! >> yeah, i don't believe we can afford four more years like the last four years. the people of ohio are going to say loud and clear on november 6th we can't afford four more years, we must do better. [cheers and applause] megyn: well, one of the political writers focused on the romney change today is chris stirewalt, fox news digital politics editor. chris, there is a shift in the romney approach. describe exactly what we're seeing. >> well, what you're seeing is a campaign that had previously been trying to have a campaign that was structured around the ide
Current
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
security. lil' he's also winning on economics. >> that's what romney's biggest problem is. he's not winning on economy or national security. >> eliot: he should go on vacation. he would do better. every time he opens his mouth he goes down in the polls. ohio is the prime example. no republican can win without ohio. mitt romney down by 8 points. abby how is he going to come back? >> it is going to be very difficult. all i can say at this point he's not going to win on electability factor. he won't win on the relatability factor. >> eliot: likability, foreign policy economics. >> where he has some room to grow, i think is on substance. he needs to win the substance debate. that will be shown in upcoming debates. >> eliot: after watching for two years, he has to win the substance debate. he has how many days left? >> he's gotta provide more of a detailed, consistent plan that people can ingrate. >> he tried that with the secret fund-raising video. he said no, i agree. as one of my colleagues, it is romney has been all attack and no substance for this race. i think in ohio, it's quite i
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 2:00pm EDT
one governor romney brought here two days a is that the economy cannot stand another four years of the president's failed economic licies and there out here in the mounin wtheat plains and hear congressman ryan talk about the keystone pipeline and focusing on the country's national resources, bringing energy jobs online and pting people back to work and pecting the prent to h >> o thing, though, ron, the obama campaign said, though, if romney loses ohio it is likely game over. is there a sense that the republican campaign is feeling that pressure? >> reporter: yeah. i think they're acknowledging they'r behind. they don't believeit's game eroepca president ever has gotten to the white house without taking ohio and even though he's behind, campaign insiders sayinghat their internal polling is much closer race than the public polls and will leave them whe ey ty a fht in ohio on their hands. >> ron mott reporting. now christin welker in bowling green. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. president ama ju wrapped up his speech at bowling green ate university. he spoke be a pretty excited
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
! ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: romney has based his campaign on the economy, but if ohio, the economic picture has been improving. after hitting a high of 10.6% three years ago, unemployment has been at 7.2% for three straight months. the national average is 8.1%. outside dayton, romney also talked about how his plan to pursue new trade agreements will help people in the state. >> the people in ohio can sell products anywhere in the world, and we can compete with anywhere in the world. i'm not afraid of trading with other nations. i understand that when we trade and when other nations trade on a fair basis we will complete, we will win, we'll raise wages here, we'll create jobs. >> reporter: with the election possibly in the balance in ohio, both sides are campaigning hard. both candidates have been here 13 times this year and they will both be here tomorrow. >> here in ohio we're not better off under president obama. >> reporter: they're also flooding the airwaves with television ads. >> romney's never stood up to china. >> reporter: they spent more money here than any other
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
voters in ohio and doing better on the economy of the economy. it's whaepg is mitt romney is having to play defense with his own voting group. the time he has to spend shoring them up is time he's not spending getting swing voters. >> pelley: john, polls that are taken about this point in september sometimes predict the winner and sometimes they don't. in 2008, we had obama over mccain at about this point, but in the year 2000, we had gore over bush about this point. how predict i.v. are these polls six weeks out. >> reporter: if we go all the way back to 1952, eisenhower's first election, the vast majority of the time the candidates who was ahead of the polls ended up winning in the end. presidents john kennedy, ronald reagan, and george w. bush were all tied or behind, scott, and they pulled it out in the end. >> pelley: as in politics, things can change pretty quickly in sports. the nfl and its referees seemed ready to dig in for a long fight over pay and pension but that was before the uproar over that terrible call in the monday night game. now it appears the lockout may soon be o
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
that's part of the headwind romney is fighting in this ste. g but, aga, th ishest o th ts. it's all about the economy. yesterday he made an interesting pitch to the crowd saying, i need you to go out and tuque to obama. vote for me this time. so they're really trying to target tho voters. as i heard you say earlier,n thpresland in crowd, the romney spinners are pushing back on the polls. they insist they're within the margin of error but they offer no proof of that. he's hoping for big crowdser more enthusiasm and hoping to open the gap here because as you owiny nohio. >> ron allen following the campaign for us. ron, thank you. let's look at the map itself when it comes to ohio. there are less than a thousand hours until election day. is that sinking in? bodisti the campaign trail. if ohio is really leaning toward the president, what does that mean for mitt romney and his potential path to victory? let's go to the latest nbc news battleground map and show you where thisd. last week we moved from toss-up to lean ohio. the president's lead, it went from 24 2770. what does this mean if
CW
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
economy as well as tackling the national debt. romney is scheduled to take part in a manufacturing roundtable in bedford heights, ohio this hour. he'll attend a rally later this afternoon in toledo. sad news today for a generation who grew up listening to crooner andy williams. williams died at his home in branson missouri. he had bladder cancer. with 17 gold and three platinum records, andy williams was among the most popular singers of his time. his variety show was a tv favorite from 1962-1971 in the 70's and 80's he hosted his annual christmas tv specials... he also hosted numerous award shows. just ahead: just ahead of the holiday shopping season, kohls is announcing new stores and more jobs. samsung electronics announces sale expections of the new "galaxy note 2"... how it might compare to apple's new iphone 5. and later in lunchbreak: a decadent swedish dish -- halibut with mushrooms, bacon and swedish pickles. uuele [ male announcer ] febreze. eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ ♪ most of the pain i experience is in my knees. when i think of aspirin, i really t
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
post." mitt romney's there too, talking jobs and taxes. >> is there anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy? no, his plan is to continue what he has done before. the status quo has not worked. >> romney attacking someone on taxes? i mean, whoa. that's like me talking about being passionate in politics. >> reporter: romney's on a two-day bus tour in ohio. >> after four years of getting the runaround, what america needs is a turnaround. >> reporter: it's a tough state. ohio's unemployment rate is lower than the national average. in ohio, and seven other states today, the president releases another ad, slamming romney for dismissing the 47% of americans who don't pay taxes. romney's new ad will focus on struggling american families. >> ann romney made her debut appear's on "the tonight show with jay leno." and talking about the difference between mitt romney now versus two decades ago when the two first met. >> you guys have been married 42 years. you met in high school. >> met in high school. >> so, was it love at first sight? >> it was for me. we met at this
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
points for women voters. today romney will be focused on the economy. that's been an issue that's the cornerstone of the campaign. there's trouble there for romney there, too. in the poll for the first time the president has taken a lead on that key issue in all three states. romney is shifting his strategy. gnaw ad out making the case directly to voters on how he can help them and improve their lives. the romney campaign says it is not worried. they've teshl polling has these numbers much closer together. they say this is still a very tight race and they also important to enthusiasm. that is actually reflected in our polls. the republican voters remain more enthusiastic about voting than the democrats. charlie, norah and gail. >> last night on "the tonight show" ann romney responded to criticism over her husband's remarks about the 47% of voters who do not pay federal income tax. the candidate's wife says he does care about all americans. >> you try so hard to get your message out and you try so hard to let people know, you know, this is a guy i know cares. this is a guy that cares f
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy? >> no! >> reporter: that comment that mitt romney made about raising taxes in the first four years did raise some eyebrows. the media police continues. ann romney on "the tonight show" and mitt romney to ohio tomorrow. >> chuck todd back at the white house with all of it starting us off, thanks. >>> now to our conversation with governor mitt romney who chose today's interview here at the public library today to stake out some of his major positions on education, including some differences with the president. we started with the lessons from what we all just witnessed in chicago. >> in your view, should teachers be allowed to strike? >> i don't know that i would prevent teachers from being able to strike. i just think the most important aspect in being able to have a productive relationship between the teachers unions and the districts and the states that they're dealing with is that the person sitting across the table from them should not have received the largest campaign contributions from the teachers union itself
CNN
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
story, the number behind the numbers. mitt romney's tough week last week with those controversial 47% comments from those hidden camera fund-raiser comments, that may be playing into it. i think more of this is about the economy. polls in these states and nationwide are indicating people are starting to get a little more optimistic about the economy, and look at this, who would do a better job of the economy, this is from the quinnipiac new york times cbs polls you showed. the president with a slight advantage in all three of their states. a different story, mitt romney used to have the advantage on the economy. >> back to the ohio/florida scenario. cnn sees obama likely to win, 237 electoral votes come election day. were he to also win ohio and florida, he would have the total 284. the magic number is 270. there is no guarantee he wins both of those states or either state for that matter you see where i'm going. >> i see where you're going. the polls we're looking at give the advantage to the president, makes mitt romney's pathway to 270 much tougher. this is rich biesen, the politi
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
obama nine points u on romney when it comes to who would do a better job on the economy. good to see you. >> great to be here. >> we should say the polls were done at a time
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
years of president obama. we can't afford four more years of president obama. >> reporter: romney has been trying to make the case he'll do a better job with the economy but in all three states the polls shows president obama leading on that issue. >> the path i offer is harder but to a better place. i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: romney does lead in one category, voters in those same states say he would do a better job on the deficit. and both candidates will be appearing in the cleveland and toledo area today and romney will also be making a stop near columbus. >> it's on. thanks. two powerful bombs exploded in the syrian capital of damascus this morning. the explosion he did to at any timed minutes apart followed by gunfire. the attack was blamed on terrorists. damascus has been rocked by a series of bombings in recent months as the uprising against president bashir al assad's okay late. >> egypt's president is scheduled to address the u.n. general assembly. on tuesday president obama addressed the general assembly. >> i would like to begin today by telling you
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 2:00am EDT
the intelligence briefing. >> eric: why is romney letting obama run foreign policy now. why isn't he changing the debate rhetoric back to the economy? let's create outrage and say not meet with the world leaders. >> andrea: good point. it's unfortunate, when romney did come out and try to criticize the president and we know he was right in what he said. we found out two weeks later, seems like he shied away. he was right. he should continue to hammer home the point. but the media went after him. they went after him. he was right. >> bob: your question is on point here. here is the fact that this election probably about the smallest number of people going to the polls voting on foreign policy than any i can think of in recent years. right? so to keep the ball on foreign policy keeps it off of the main issues that people will vote on. >> dana: i don't think this is about foreign policy. this is about decency and about how he has conducted himself as president. some people might like going on the show, pimp with a limp and doing letterman in the same week. honestly, bob, president of th
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